Computer Policy

Please contact the Computer Connection at 207.581.2580 for more information or guidance in choosing the right computer for your engineering studies.

College of Engineering Computer Policy
Laptop Requirements

Recommended hardware requirements (at least)
• Dual-core Intel or AMD processor8663246160_4e2e72bc71_o(1)
• 8.0 GB of memory (RAM)
• 256 GB hard drive
• CD/DVD drive or burner
• Wireless network connection

Recommended operation system (or later)
• Windows 7

For Electrical, Civil, Computer, Chemical, Bioengineering, Engineering Physics
HP® ProBook 450 G3 15.6” LCD Notebook: $799
• 2.30 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5
• 8GB DDR4 SDRAM Memory
• 256GB SSD
• Intel HD Graphics 520
• DVD Reader
• Windows 7 Pro Downgrade from Windows 10 Pro
• 1-year warranty

For Mechanical Engineers and School of Engineering Technology students (runs Solid Works).
HP ZBook 15u G4 15.6” Touchscreen Mobile Workstation: $1749
• 2.70GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i7
• 16GB DDR4 SDRAM Memory
• 512GB SSD
• AMD FirePro W4190M 2GB GDDR5 Graphics
• Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
• 3-year warranty NBD On-Site with ADP Coverage
• 3-cell Li-Polymer battery (10 hour Run-Time)
• 802.11ac Wireless LAN

Questions? Please contact the Computer Connection at 207-581-2580 for more information or guidance in choosing the right computer for your engineering studies.

(Updated June 2017)